Fuelling Manchester #5 – May 2011

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Carbon Co-op have been collaborating with Kindling Trust to run a series of networking sessions for community renewables in Greater Manchester entitled, Fuelling Manchester. The events are purely social and the next one takes place on Thursday 26th May 2011. This fifth gathering is for all those of us involved in community renewable projects, be … Read more

Community Green Deal report

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Carbon Co-op partner URBED recently launched their Community Green Deal report at a major conference in West Bromwich on the 1st December 2010. The report, funded by Sustainable Housing Action Partnership (SHAP), Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and Travis Perkins, presents the findings of work to develop a model for community-scale delivery of whole house … Read more

Carbon Co-op meet DECC Minister Greg Barker

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Jonathan Atkinson of Carbon Co-op was part of a delegation of business, local authority and social enterprise leaders to meet DECC (Dept of Energy and Climate Change) Minister Greg Barker on his recent visit to Greater Manchester. The roundtable event, organised by Business in the Community, offered an opportunity to quiz the minister on upcoming … Read more

Community Renewables Finance School

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Weds 24th November/1st December/8th December 2010, Manchester Book here: https://carbon.coop/Community_Renewables_Finance_School.doc Do you dream of a small scale hydro project or wind turbine where you live, but don’t know where to start? Is your community building crying out for a biomass boiler or a set of solar panels? Have you heard about feed in tariffs, heat … Read more

Carbon Co-op at the Moss Side Neighbours Day

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We had a fantastic time at the Moss Side Neighbourhood Day, thanks to everyone who came along and had a look around the Big Red Bus. ![Moss Side Neighbours Day][Moss Side Neighbours Day] ![Moss Side Neighbours Day 2][Moss Side Neighbours Day 2] http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4103/4963596755_b62e72bd6e.jpghttp://farm5.static.flickr.com/4089/4963594119_ce46b10186.jpg This entry was posted on Monday, September 6th, 2010 at 3:32 pm … Read more

Carbon Co-op Moss Side Tour and Workshop

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Save energy – cut bills – help the environment In March 2010 The Carbon Co-op launched its Moss Side project with the Carbon Co-op Manual offering advice on saving energy in the home. Now we’re inviting you to take the next steps by joining us for a free workshop and tour of local green projects. … Read more